Dai Sho : Kunitsugu(Sudo)/Mumei (Shimada)

Ordering number : AS15308

Dai Sho :

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Dai : Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Paper)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)

Signature : Kunitsugu(Sudo)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This blade belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade length : 65.0 cm or 25.59 inches.
Sori : 1.4 cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.75 cm or 1.08 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.77 cm or 0.69 inches.
Kasane : 0.7 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Muromachi period around Eisho era.
Shape : Nakago is relatively short and regular width and thickness Katate Uchi Katana.
Jitetsu : Mokume Hada and Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are Utsuri. The Jigane is clear.
Hamon : Ko-Nie Deki, Suguha Hamon. The Ha is bright.
Boshi is round Yakizume style.

Special feature : Kunitsugu is a sword smith of Sudo province.
He was acctive in Kii province in Eisho era.
The Jigane is nice. This is typical Eisho Katate Uchi blade.

Koshirae : (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Tsuba : Shakudo, Mokko shape Tsuba, dragon and clouds are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira : Shakudo Nanako, flowers are engraved with gold color.
Saya : Kairagi Saya.
Menuki : Ise robster is engraved with gold color.

From Aoi Art: Kunitsugu of Sudo’s Jigane is so nice. The Hamon is bright.
At a glance, Rai school or Enju. He is skillful sword maker.
He is good at Suguha Hamon and also Hitatsura, Gunome Midare.

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Sho : Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature : Mumei (Shimada)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This blade belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : silver single Habaki.
Blade length : 39.5 cm or 15.55 inches.
Sori : 0.8 cm or 0.31 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.64 cm or 1.039 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : Naginata Naoshi Wakizashi. There are engraving on both side of the blade.
Jitetsu : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare. Also Hamon on the Shinogiji.

Special feature : Shimada school is decendend from Soshu Tsunahiro.
Gisuke and Hirosuke are famous.

Koshirae : (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Tsuba : Shakudo, Mokko shape Tsuba, dragon and clouds are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira : Shakudo Nanako, flowers are engraved with gold color.
Saya : Kairagi Saya.
Menuki : Ise robster is engraved with gold color.

From Aoi Art: Naginata Naoshi Wakizashi with engraving.
Unfortunately there is a long Kitae-Ware.
But is is not serious. The Daisho Koshirae are beautiful with NBTHK Hozon Paper.

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Katana: NBTHK Hozon Paper and NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
Wakizashi: NBTHK Hozon Paper
Daisho Koshriae: NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata

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